Keeping Care Complete highlights the complex web of interdependent supports that enable individuals living with serious psychiatric illnesses
to achieve complete care and long-term wellness," says Spiro.
On October 13, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS) received reports of two postal employees with clinical symptoms compatible with cutaneous anthrax; their illnesses
began on September 26 and 28.
The mysterious illnesses
suffered by Gulf War veterans appear to be linked to exposure to toxins, including nerve gas, according to a report published by the VA's Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Illness.
Conversely, research among persons with chronic illnesses
suggests that interventions that increase perceived control are associated with increased psychological and behavioral well-being (Endler, Kocovski, & Macrodimitris, 2001).
Kendell writes that "it is impossible to identify any characteristic feature of either the symptomatology or the etiology of so-called mental illnesses
which consistently distinguishes them from physical illnesses
The terror of food-borne illnesses
struck close to home recently when my father developed severe weakness and loss of appetite.
Supplemental Security Income [SSI], Social Security Disability Insurance [SSDI], Medicaid, Medicare) and other federal programs fail to cover the career needs of persons with serious psychiatric illnesses
adequately, or they create confusing circumstances that discourage many people in this population from seeking work.
Presentations on the medications and illnesses
commonly seen regarding homeless individuals follow this exercise.
Intuitively, we know that camps are a good thing for children, especially those with chronic illnesses
Comprehensive management should include well-child care, anticipatory guidance for treatment of common childhood illnesses
, modification of the immunization schedule, nutritional support, and the provision of early intervention services needed with regard to educational and psychological needs (Bruder, 1995).
Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue from the autopsy of 1 available patients was submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Unexplained Deaths and Critical Illnesses
(UNEX) Laboratory for Gram and calcium staining, enteroviral 5' noncoding region gene PCR assay, and immunohistochemical staining to detect enterovirus, cytomegalovirus, influenza A, influenza B, and hantavirus.
She speaks with chronically ill patients about her life experiences to give them hope, she coaches health-care professionals on how to communicate with patients who have chronic illnesses
, and she's passionate about finding job opportunities for people with chronic illnesses